The Secret Knowledge
On the Dismantling of American Culture
Publication Date: August 2011
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Former liberal David Mamet draws on his trademark intellectual force and vigor to take on the most controversial political issues of our time, from religion to political correctness to global warming.
David Mamet is an acclaimed playwright, screenwriter, film director, and essayist. Some of his most famous works include the films The Untouchables and the Academy Award nominees The Verdict and Wag the Dog. He is also the author of many plays, including American Buffalo, Speed-the-Plow, and Glengarry Glen Ross, for which he was awarded the Pulitzer Prize. Johnny Heller has won two prestigious Audie Awards and has earned numerous Audie nominations. He has been praised for his adult, personal development, history, comedy, and children's book narrations. Named a Best Voice of 2008 and 2009, as well as one of the Top 50 Narrators of the Twentieth Century by AudioFile magazine, Johnny has earned almost twenty Golden Earphones Awards. Two of Johnny's audiobooks have been picked by AudioFile as Best Audiobook the Year, and he has won two Publishers Weekly Listen-Up Awards.
"A Manichean analysis from a strident new voice from the Right---for liberals, something intended to ignite antagonism; for the like-minded, a buttress against the opposition." ---Kirkus